Fitness Boat Powered by Human Energy in Seine River, Paris

A group of designers have proposed the Paris Navigating Gym - a fitness center on a boat that uses human energy to propel the boat down the Seine River.

Carlo Ratti Associati has worked together with fitness equipment manufacturer Technogym, the nonprofit architecture group TerreformONE, and the urban regeneration institute URBEM, to create plans for the Paris Navigating Gym, a fitness centre on a boat that uses human energy to propel the boat down the Seine River in Paris. Continue reading

The Whole Story

The label doesn’t tell the whole story.

Have you ever thought about the real backround of the clothes you buy? The clothes you wear every day? Even the clothes you shamelessly clutter in your closet?

It’s time for change. Buying fairtrade ensures workers are being compensated fairly and not exposed to unsafe working conditions. Once, not that long ago – Muse has reminded us what it looks like to be behind the scenes of the shopping society with the start of their “MK Ultra” video. This article is reminding us too.
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